Belva (Cleetis) Hackleman was born to Elic Norman and Clara Huffman on February 20,1923, and passed away on July 3, 2022.
She was united in marriage on August 7, 1943 to Harold Bertram Hackleman in Ft. Scott, KS. They moved to Cedar Springs, MO after his tour of duty in the Army during WWII. They had two sons, Thomas Bertram Hackleman, born in 1945 and Larry Lee Hackleman, born in 1946. She had a long career at Keys in Nevada MO. They lost their youngest son ,Larry Lee, in February of 1968 in Vietnam. They retired to their farm in Cedar Springs where she loved to have her son Tom, grandkids, great grandkids, and great great grandkids over for holidays and weekends. Cleetis lost her beloved husband in February of 1995 and her remaining son in December of 1997. She began attending church at Herriman Chapel in Cedar Springs, MO and found some solace and comfort in her church family.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, her two sons Thomas B. and Larry Lee, brothers, and sisters.
She is survived by her brother, Monte Norman; sister in law, Linda Sinley; four grandchildren, Cynthia Hochstedler(Paul Hochstedler), Larry Hackleman (Doug Brown), Sonja Albright, and Tracy Hackleman (John Terry); six great grandchildren, Jeremy Hochstedler (Lydia), Alex Scopas (Bree), Brianne Culbertson (Lee), Ashlee Van Dyk (Riaan), Abby Scopas, and Brooklyn Albright; and four great great grandchildren, Rylee Harper, Colton Harper, Coy Culbertson, and Maren Culbertson.